Guided Meditations - Tara Brach

Guided Meditations

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Meditation: Refuge in Presence
Meditation: Refuge in Presence (22:10 min.)
The movement from virtual reality – thoughts – to the awareness of sense-based reality...
Meditation: Loving What Is
Meditation: Loving What Is (18:50 min.)
While we might not directly love what is, there is a pathway to this...
Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart
Meditation: Meeting Life with a Spacious Heart (22:00 min.)
Especially when we’re stressed, we need pathways to an allowing, kind presence. This meditation...
Guided Reflection: The RAIN of Compassion – What Is It Like to Be You
Guided Reflection: The RAIN of Compassion – What Is It Like to Be You (11:55)
Compassion is hard wired in our organism, and can be cultivated. We have the...
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness
Meditation: Relaxing Back into Awareness (21:28 min.)
When we are in our daily trance, we are often leaning forward, on our...
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness
Meditation: Resting in Awake Awareness (18:49 min.)
This practice opens with a body scan, employing the image and felt sense of...
Meditation: A Present Heart
Meditation: A Present Heart (22:13 min.)
This guided practice emphasizes bringing a gentle and kind attention to our bodies, and...
Meditation: Listening to our Life
Meditation: Listening to our Life (17:54 min.)
A receptive listening attention brings intimacy with our inner experience and our world. This...
Meditation: Cultivating an Intimate Presence
Meditation: Cultivating an Intimate Presence (24:24 min.)
This guided meditation cultivates a relaxed, gentle presence with whatever expressions of life are...
Meditation: Waking up from the Dream
Meditation: Waking up from the Dream (16:56 min.)
We spend many life moments in a virtual reality of thoughts. This guided practice...
Meditation Openhearted Presence
Meditation: Openhearted Presence (21:58 min.)
This meditation guides us to arouse mindfulness through attention to our senses, and to...
Meditation: A Witnessing, Kind Presence
Meditation: A Witnessing, Kind Presence (19:55 min)
Starting with scanning through the body and awakening the senses, we then rest in...
Meditation: Tonglen - Discovering the Boundless Space of Compassion
Meditation: Tonglen – Discovering the Boundless Space of Compassion (5:53 min.)
This short version of the Tibetan Tonglen practice guides us in courageously opening to...
Meditation: Gateway to Natural Presence
Meditation: Gateway to Natural Presence (17:18 min.)
We enter a full presence through awakening our senses, and awakening to the awareness...
Meditation: Listening to Life
Meditation: Listening to Life (24:26 min.)
The attitude of meditation is one of engaged listening – a relaxed, receptive yet...
Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness
Meditation: The Space of Loving Awareness (18:22 min.)
This meditation begins by guiding us through a scan: opening to inner space and...
Meditation: Calling Our Inner Bodhisattva
Meditation: Calling on Our Inner Bodhisattva (21:12 min.)
We each have within us the very source of wisdom and love. This meditation...
Meditation: Healing Shame
Meditation: Healing Shame (12:59 min.)
This meditation brings the clarity and self-compassion of RAIN to the suffering of self-aversion...
Meditation: Body and Spirit
Meditation: Body and Spirit (19:21 min.)
As we relax and awaken through our physical body, we discover the formless dimension...
Meditation: Embodied Metta
Meditation: Embodied Metta (19:36 min.)
Lovingkindness becomes full when it is energetically experienced in our bodies. This meditation guides...